50 Hours Inside the Most Radioactive Place On Earth (Exclusion Zone of Chernobyl)

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I've been fascinated with Chernobyl since the moment I read about it in history class over 10 years ago. A few months ago I had the opportunity to go explore it after a big snowfall. The stories we heard were both heartbreaking and inspiring. So excited to finally be able to share.

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  1. Yes Theory

    Yes TheoryPred 7 dnevi

    As you can see, we decided to not add any sponsors or plugs on this story so we could focus on the story-telling and visual experience. But making a video of this complexity without sponsor is definitely not easy, the support from Seek Discomfort is largely how we're able to create stories like this one. It took us several months get the edit to this place and a few days of filming. I'm super proud of how the video came out and hope you enjoy it. Watch it on a TV for full experience :) See you next week - Thomas

  2. Andreas155

    Andreas155Pred 2 urami

    Allein der Titel ist schon Unsinn -.-

  3. Hexito [GD]

    Hexito [GD]Pred 18 urami


  4. Somesh Tawade

    Somesh TawadePred dnevom

    Please be safe brothers ❤️


    FILMKLIPSPred dnevom

    please come to pakistan

  6. elfatmo

    elfatmoPred 2 dnevi

    you guys are the best

  7. Nev K32

    Nev K32Pred 23 minutami

    Guys, if you're interested in Chernobyl and want to see more of it, there is a great series by youtuber called Shiey, check him out. He even slept in one of the buildings.

  8. Андрій Гембар

    Андрій ГембарPred 35 minutami

    Inspiring. video guys, Chernobyl should be remembered to not happen once again in the World. You are doing a great job talking about such difficult problems. Respect from Ukraine.

  9. bowen voowy

    bowen voowyPred 37 minutami


  10. Vagelis Kafasis

    Vagelis KafasisPred uro

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  11. bowen voowy

    bowen voowyPred 37 minutami

    Damn the shots in this are so freaking amazing! One of ur best videos

  12. bob whitehouse

    bob whitehousePred 2 urami

    was that a dead dog behind him?

  13. DaFUQQ

    DaFUQQPred 2 urami

    Did anywan realize warzone map looks identically like this town

  14. Daniel Lutaaya

    Daniel LutaayaPred 2 urami

    These guys are real journalists. Yes theory is better than some journalism networks

  15. Operator_Elijah

    Operator_ElijahPred 2 urami

    These documentaries are truly extraordinary. It gives you a connection between you on the couch with your phone out and other parts of the world and it’s amazing people.

  16. Hoaxe72

    Hoaxe72Pred 3 urami

    Of course the military man is named Yuri, we love COD don’t we

  17. Maniieiish

    ManiieiishPred 3 urami

    20:32 That's BACHO !

  18. :D

    :DPred 3 urami


  19. meat cantaloupe

    meat cantaloupePred 4 urami

    50,000 people used to live here now it's a ghost town

  20. At Ab

    At AbPred 4 urami

    Ok anybody else notice the dog? Wtf

  21. hussein Abu Rabia

    hussein Abu RabiaPred 4 urami

    Babushka built different


    ÆSPHERICPred 4 urami

    6:43 he said "50,000 people used to live here" i expected him to complete the sentence. "now its a ghost town"

  23. At Ab

    At AbPred 4 urami

    Let’s go see how quickly I can get cancer

  24. kyle richards

    kyle richardsPred 4 urami

    anyone recognize the pool room from warzone next to storage town looks identicalto the pool at 8:41

  25. nihal kumar

    nihal kumarPred 4 urami

    Fukushima now holds the title of the most radioactive place on this earth. It's still prohibited to visit the inner city.

  26. Cross Bianchi

    Cross BianchiPred 5 urami

    “Stalker, good hunting.”

  27. Monkeytownboss

    MonkeytownbossPred 5 urami

    Damn the shots in this are so freaking amazing! One of ur best videos

  28. Aruzhan Duisenbayeva

    Aruzhan DuisenbayevaPred 5 urami

    10:59, Why do I keep hearing: "Poshli Nahui", which basically means "get lost" ahahaha

  29. Generlc Human

    Generlc HumanPred 6 urami

    "50,000 people used to live here, now its a ghost town." I just had to say it when I saw the ferris wheel.

  30. Brandon Peterson

    Brandon PetersonPred 7 urami

    Poor people

  31. Ariel Sleigher

    Ariel SleigherPred 7 urami

    All I can think about since I’m pregnant is how many people aren’t able to have sons. My husband is near radars for work and most of his co works all have girls. Radiation can kill of the sperm that makes sons apparently. Didn’t know this till about 18 months ago

  32. I really Can't

    I really Can'tPred 7 urami

    "You don't need fiction to explain horror, we are living in it"- anonymous


    RANDOM STUFFPred 7 urami


  34. Andrew Mcmanus

    Andrew McmanusPred 7 urami

    My man wearing a Philadelphia union beanie. Peace and love from the outskirts of philly.

  35. Talon Jenkins

    Talon JenkinsPred 8 urami

    Weird I just saw this movie 2 nights ago

  36. annie

    anniePred 8 urami

    something about radioactive disasters and SNOW makes it seem so much more like terrifying? real?

  37. Jack Park

    Jack ParkPred 8 urami

    Dayz irl

  38. Driggy

    DriggyPred 9 urami

    The title is so misleading. The most radioactive place on earth is elephants foot and you wouldn’t be alive if you spent 1/100th of that time in there. There’s also a whole ton of videos of the bold English dude going to Chernobyl and meeting people that live in those areas of Kiev.

  39. Robert Ruckhaber

    Robert RuckhaberPred 9 urami

    50,000 people used to live here knows it’s a ghost town

  40. C K

    C KPred 9 urami

    9:03 that is so ominous with the nuclear reactor in the background

  41. BBQ#1 -_-

    BBQ#1 -_-Pred 10 urami

    They copied cod

  42. James "Campbell" Smith

    James "Campbell" SmithPred 11 urami

    Did i just see a building that is in call of duty

  43. AmriSleepy

    AmriSleepyPred 11 urami

    Protect babushka at all cost!! Love and hugs to all grandmas in the world, thank you for keeping us well fed

  44. Cristian Ayala

    Cristian AyalaPred 11 urami

    Reminds me of Verdansk from war zone

  45. Hyungnim

    HyungnimPred 11 urami

    The pool at 8:34 looks exactly like the pool in school from pubg mobile😂

  46. Failed Games

    Failed GamesPred 11 urami

    that babushka warms my heart

  47. Robbie Hilton

    Robbie HiltonPred 11 urami

    She looks fan-fucking-tastic for 88, goddamn!

  48. Bob Rogers

    Bob RogersPred 12 urami

    "50 thousand people used to live in this city and " NOW ITS JUST A GHOST TOWN?!?!?!"..

  49. John Navarro

    John NavarroPred 12 urami

    Chernobyl Diaries

  50. Heino Grenz

    Heino GrenzPred 12 urami

    Are these guys really afraid of covid in the most radiated place on earth?😄

  51. knut ånen Reiersen

    knut ånen ReiersenPred 12 urami

    So your are a S.T.A.K.E.R now

  52. Alex Chapman

    Alex ChapmanPred 12 urami

    What a videographer waw amazing shots

  53. Martin Stefanovski

    Martin StefanovskiPred 13 urami

    8:30 Call of Duty 4

  54. sulaiman alfurayji

    sulaiman alfurayjiPred 14 urami

    this just gives me the last of us vibes

  55. Flux

    FluxPred 14 urami

    Yo they copied that pool from warzone 8:35

  56. Jim Boo

    Jim BooPred 14 urami

    In da Ukraine you must watch out for mutant bear they are ahhhh are known for the rappings also da two headed fish will swim up your butt hole

  57. Jesus Garcia

    Jesus GarciaPred 14 urami

    He’s most likely to die in a few weeks or months or earlier

  58. Jeez Capz

    Jeez CapzPred 14 urami

    Mw2 right

  59. Jeffrey Quintin

    Jeffrey QuintinPred 14 urami

    Where did the guide get that Philadelphia Union hat? 😂

  60. Οδυσσέας Γεωργόπουλος

    Οδυσσέας ΓεωργόπουλοςPred 15 urami

    when they talked to this babuska,the basically time-travelled to like 35 years back

  61. Aszif

    AszifPred 15 urami

    Putting XQC in the thumbnail was such a clickbait

  62. Joe Rico

    Joe RicoPred 15 urami

    I remember this ghost town on cod

  63. Chiko Fox

    Chiko FoxPred 15 urami

    Completely off topic but did anyone notice the guide is wearing a Philadelphia Union hat??

  64. Wolf-936

    Wolf-936Pred 15 urami

    *Get out of here Stalker*

  65. John Robert Easton

    John Robert EastonPred 16 urami

    Let's build more nuclear power plants green energy is so good I mean look how good for the environment this is.

  66. zijuiy wttuy

    zijuiy wttuyPred 16 urami

    and I miss her so much.

  67. wolfmode body builder

    wolfmode body builderPred 16 urami

    It makes me want to go play call of duty modern warfare 4

  68. Sandro

    SandroPred 17 urami

    Just brought back crazy COD 4 memories

  69. zijuiy wttuy

    zijuiy wttuyPred 16 urami

    I just learned how to pronounce Chernobyl correctly, after being taught a completely different way in school 😬

  70. The Ultimate Reductionist

    The Ultimate ReductionistPred 18 urami

    As long as idiots and shitheads deny the prove fact of Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) caused by humans relentlessly burning fossil fuels and exacerbated by them breeding & murdering billions of innocent animals in factory farms for no reason, people will question whether this whole Chernobyl Pripyat story is objectively scientifically real: whether it's just a story, hoax, created just to make scammers free money, or whether it is a quantitatively proved theory.

  71. Golden Minecart

    Golden MinecartPred 18 urami

    Dude Cory has the same first and last name as me spelt the same way

  72. A

    APred 19 urami

    8:26 this looks familiar….

  73. mohamed el-bachir Zahaf

    mohamed el-bachir ZahafPred 19 urami

    It's feel like I'm playing call of duty

  74. Parth Rajpal

    Parth RajpalPred 19 urami

    What an Incredible story 😭🙏

  75. mohamed el-bachir Zahaf

    mohamed el-bachir ZahafPred 19 urami

    call of duty mw 4

  76. Ashish Shah

    Ashish ShahPred 19 urami

    Every other russian ever: "Sergei"

  77. Giggles Rains

    Giggles RainsPred 19 urami

    Warzone Verdansk map😂

  78. Tomas Traverso

    Tomas TraversoPred 19 urami

    Thank you for this material!! So enriching. Excellent work!

  79. Grace Claire

    Grace ClairePred 19 urami

    Anyone see bald and bankrupt videos of these?

  80. Compax

    CompaxPred 19 urami

    Bruh, is that just a random dead dog on the ground?

  81. Chester⚡

    Chester⚡Pred 20 urami

    Can you imagine all of those facilities and that too in 1981!!!!

  82. 1A2_08_EdenBoey

    1A2_08_EdenBoeyPred 20 urami

    wheres the legendary 2 legged cat

  83. Zephz _

    Zephz _Pred 20 urami

    Did anyone notice the (I think dead) animal behind them at 4:20

  84. Maiah’s house

    Maiah’s housePred 21 uro

    I just learned how to pronounce Chernobyl correctly, after being taught a completely different way in school 😬

  85. 1zrr

    1zrrPred 21 uro

    How and why there's a dog there 8:05 , isn't it dangerous?

  86. Kushagra Verma

    Kushagra VermaPred 21 uro

    I want that diary. Been seeing this in recent videos

  87. Kushagra Verma

    Kushagra VermaPred 21 uro

    I have seen that swimming pool in pubg

  88. Whitehill Yao

    Whitehill YaoPred 21 uro

    4:28 is the dog behind dead?

  89. Rishi Rajeev

    Rishi RajeevPred 22 urami

    I never actually knew abt this incident. Sick documentary! This gave me chills..💨

  90. Carlos Esteban

    Carlos EstebanPred 22 urami

    I thought you would meet up with Kreosan for the full stalker experience

  91. Peter Worn

    Peter WornPred 22 urami

    Nice to hear some legends from 60 Minutes Australia on the footage. Amazing documentary. You guys rock. Fan from 🇦🇺🦘

  92. froody noolsen

    froody noolsenPred 22 urami

    this place should be in cod 🤨

  93. ed boy

    ed boyPred 23 urami

    Cancer speedrun!

  94. Atyil Ulirey

    Atyil UlireyPred 23 urami

    The vague verse emotionally tour because almanac analytically fancy onto a thundering trombone. slim, enormous parcel

  95. nœ ñœ

    nœ ñœPred dnevom

    We know that pool from modern wafer

  96. Karan Parmar

    Karan ParmarPred dnevom

    Call of duty morden war far 4🔥🔥

  97. M M

    M MPred dnevom

    "I start glowing at night when I drink too much vodka but that's fine" - spoken like a true Slav 😁

  98. PH Property Guy

    PH Property GuyPred dnevom

    Awesome awesome cinematics!! 😱😱

  99. R0shy

    R0shyPred dnevom

    This is a really cool documentary. And I just realized PUBG school swimming pool was from here.

  100. Misha Misha

    Misha MishaPred dnevom

    I thought u gonna play dota

  101. Animal Day

    Animal DayPred dnevom

    it's a thing with people from big cities, you're so used to noise and people that you wonder when you can't see or hear one or the other, where I live it can be found in completely quiet places and it's not strange but normal because there aren't so many people always around

  102. Love Gaming

    Love GamingPred dnevom

    Call of duty mission

  103. Rubnxtツ

    RubnxtツPred dnevom

    8:33 - 8:43 that’s the same building in Warzone near Storage on the right

  104. Generlc Human

    Generlc HumanPred 6 urami

    Its originally from CoD 4.

  105. DoUEvenInternet

    DoUEvenInternetPred dnevom

    8:26 who else thought of Warzone or PUBG

  106. ukiyo official

    ukiyo officialPred dnevom

    Hey what’s up with that city bus that drives by as you guys approached that big radioactive building? Are there tours or something?

  107. Pauline Aguirre

    Pauline AguirrePred dnevom

    The nippy lathe energetically examine because side structurally land about a earsplitting unshielded. able, abject sale

  108. Dana Durnford & Kevin Blanch debunked

    Dana Durnford & Kevin Blanch debunkedPred 15 urami

    Language isn't a strong point with you.